Vacancies in Nigeria at GRID Consulting

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Full Time
  • Post Date: September 7, 2017
    Job Description

    GRID Consulting is the leading consultancy company specialising in financial management, human resource management and providing development programme management. Established in 1986, GRID Consulting has evolved into a dynamic organisation through its long tradition and experience in working with big corporations, national governments, international development agencies, private sector, academic institutions, civil society, SMEs, and individual bodies. They have a broad portfolio of work that includes over 800 assignments in Nigeria and across Africa.

    JOB TITLE: DUE DILIGENCE OFFICER

    PROGRAM SUMMARY
    The programme supports the development of stronger public-sector accountability to deliver public goods and services required for poverty reduction and growth, including to women and girls, by strengthening links between governance reforms and service delivery.
    We works through three pillars geared towards the goal of bringing accountable public administration, resource management and delivery of public services at the state level and at the federal level.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    • The Due Diligence Officer will support the Contracts and Consultant Manager in conducting Due Diligence Checks and supporting management of all consultants and service providers.
    • S/he will be responsible for setting up and managing the programme’s due diligence system.
    • The officer will assist to pro-actively identify prospective consultants for engagement within the programme.
    • In addition, the job holder will provide the necessary support to input, collate and analyse extracted information and processes for all consultants/service providers as well as support the team and other embedded Advisors on all administrative matters including timesheet collation, submission and monthly reporting.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Interested candidates for the role of Due Diligence Officer should have a degree preferably in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or Law.
    • S/he must have a minimum of three years in a donor funded organization or a structured environment, with relevant experience in contract management.
    • The ideal candidate should have excellent knowledge of the Nigerian Labour Law and tax laws as well as working excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages especially excel.
    • S/he should also demonstrate excellent negotiation skills, report writing skills and team spirit.

    Terms and Conditions for Employment
    The roles are based in Abuja with travels to other operational offices.
    The programme offers very competitive salary packages; however, local terms and conditions apply.

    JOB TITLE: CORE GOVERNANCE FACILITATOR

    PROGRAM SUMMARY
    The programme supports the development of stronger public-sector accountability to deliver public goods and services required for poverty reduction and growth, including to women and girls, by strengthening links between governance reforms and service delivery.
    We works through three pillars geared towards the goal of bringing accountable public administration, resource management and delivery of public services at the state level and at the federal level.

    JOB DESCRIPTION
    The Core Governance Facilitator will provide support to the programme’s advisory team for improved governance, resource management and service delivery across the programme.
    S/he will support the management of the work plan and programme activities of the advisory team, to support the delivery of activities in all programme locations.
    The Facilitator will maintain strategic relationships with government counterparts at all levels, and other relevant stakeholders, including civil society, the media, and other donor programmes and development partners.

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

    • Interested candidates for the Core Governance Facilitator should have a degree in Economics, Public Administration, Social Sciences or related fields.
    • The candidate should have at least 10 years’ experience managing change in the public sector and a strong track record of delivering results on complex multi-component programmes.
    • Evidence of strong understanding of public financial management and core government business processes required.
    • Cultural sensitivity and experience in leading successful reform interventions as well as experience in working with diverse teams is required for this role.
    • The candidate is required to have strong reporting skills as well as excellent communication skills.
    • The ability to develop high quality written materials is also required for this role.

    Terms and Conditions for Employment
    The roles are based in Abuja with travels to other operational offices.
    The programme offers very competitive salary packages; however, local terms and conditions apply.

    JOB TITLE: SECURITY MANAGER

    PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
    The Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), a five-year DFID-funded programme (commenced in May 2016), will support the development of stronger public-sector accountability to deliver public goods and services required for poverty reduction and growth, including to women and girls by strengthening links between governance reforms and service delivery. PERL which will be delivered through three pillars, the first pillar is the Accountable, Responsive and Capable (ARC) Government pillar. ARC will work towards the goal of bringing about accountable public administration, resource management and delivery of public services at the state level, through regional reform hubs and at the federal level.

    JOB SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • The Security Manager will be responsible for providing accurate security briefs across all operational sites in the programme. S/he will establish and maintain useful security networks for due diligence, timely information and pro-active steps to prevent the organization and all consultants from deliberate and/avoidable security mishaps.
    • The Security Manager will review and update the programs safety and security policies and procedures regularly and ensure strict adherence across all drivers, security guards, fleet managers and other necessary personnel.
    • S/he will periodically recommend training(s) that may include Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Contingency Plans (CPs), Security Management, Incident Reporting, Prevention and Response Mechanisms, Communications (including satellite phones), and risk/threat analysis.
    • The job holder will carry out routine checks across project offices including review of visitors’ spreadsheets to assess possible security gaps and provide advice for emergency preparedness and incident management.
    • In collaboration with the logistics team, the Security manager will track and record all vehicular movements and provide security guidance for both national and international staff on the current security situations in operational areas.
    • S/he will conduct continuous assessment of equipment’s including vehicles and will analyze, report and record observations, information, and occurrences.
    • The job holder will routinely escalate all Health and Safety concerns to management for immediate resolution.

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

    • Interested Candidates must have a minimum 7 years’ experience in security/logistics particularly in international donor-funded organizations, with at least two years of supervisory experience.
    • A background in either the police or military would be beneficial.
    • Fluency in English is mandatory.
    • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively with security staff and non-security staff alike both verbally & in writing.
    • The successful candidate must have a clean, valid driver’s license.
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Security Studies, Political Science, International Relations or other relevant fields would be beneficial. Possession of a professional security qualification is an added advantage.

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT
    This role is based in Abuja with frequent travels to other ARC Reform Offices.
    The programme offers very competitive salary packages; however, local terms and conditions apply.

    HOW TO APPLY
    Applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their Application Letters and updated CV’s to: [email protected] The subject of the mail must contain the title of the position applied for.

    P,S: Any applications without a subject title will NOT be processed.